They encouraged the installation of the Lock-N-Stitch thread inserts. I have numerous concerns with the safety of the vehicle since my wife is the primary driver and transports our children ages 10 and 3. The vehicle was not repaired. This is my 1st post in the forum, but I hope it helps others that have fuel pump problems. The engine failed to restart and the vehicle was towed an authorized dealer where the fuel pump driver module was replaced.
I was stranded on the side of the road waiting for a tow. It is not a major issue as it is usually corrected with gasket replacement. These system have known problems with the fuel pump driver module. It seems that problems with the ignition system did affect all versions at one point in time. While driving 70 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning.
Then I can move those wires where it will allow it to start. Mine was a corroded fuel module. Thank you I will try to post a pic of what the bottom of mine does look like. Another handy tutorial is this one:. I was told only if it breaks.
I have a 99 Expedition with the 5. Now with this said What can I do??? You can easily verify if the no start condition on your Ford F150 or Expedition, or Crown Victoria, or any 4. Someone needs to investigate these fuel pumps and determine what caused the wiring to burn up. You can hear a lot of knocking noises on acceleration, cold startup, or when you let off the throttle. It also happened one time when I was going about 50 mph and the car for now apparent reason accelerated to 60 very quickly. Dealer had to order another torsion bar and that was replaced on Feb.
But I think is a dissing issue in the position of the fuel pump in the tank any ways I am not a mechanic; I just concern about safety about the person behind me was hurt. Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you. The question I have is I can't find it on my 99. I have reported this to the dealer on three separate occasions and they advise that there is nothing wrong with the vehicle. Suggest you watch this video on ford electronic returnless fuel system. Pairing the fuel-pump driver module with the incorrect fuel pump will also promote failure.
Mine starts to cut off going down the road, but it will start right back up as if the fuel pump can't keep up. When ready, have your helper bump the starter motor while you verify if fuel comes out or not. Over time, vibrations, salt, and water do irreparable damage to the casing and dirt enters the driver module causing short circuits and making permanent damage to the smart junction box. The failure mileage was 169,900. When I pulled it out of the gas tank I was shocked. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. Later on, they have the exact opposite problem bear with us for that one.
Pull a tent trailer all over the place. Running a standard module can result in overheating -- the standard fuel pump asks too much of the module, and its electronics overheat -- so the internal limiter shuts the control process down. Most will produce a low volume hum or whine which can be heard from the inside the vehicle if listened for closely, or from the outside of the vehicle, near the fuel tank. Now, they had begun experiencing problems during the replacement of the spark plugs. Behind the rear wheel is this long canister which I don't know what that is. We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar.
Mechanic cant pinpoint problem but feels fuel pump, fuel pump module, fues box malfunction are the cause. The engine will start, even if it's just momentarily or for a few seconds and then die or. For more info on this, see:. Others debate about the problems with over-torquing or under-tightening. If the fuel pump relay fails, it will cut off power to the fuel pump which will render it inoperable, and therefore silent, when the ignition is on. On the other hand, if more power is needed, the cam phaser will move the camshaft affecting the position of the cam lobes and, of course, the speed and timing of the valve opening.
I tapped on the fuel tank, got the vehicle started and was able to drive me and my family all the way back home, but the vehicle was driving rough and no lights came on indicating I had a problem, before or after. Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. It is still a bit of a mystery of why this happens in the first place. Google ford fuel pump driver modules. Had vehicle towed to dealership for repairs.